* European shares seen lower
* Asian shares dip on growth, trade worries
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A FEW NASTY FALLS EXPECTED AT THE OPEN (0754 GMT)
European shares are set to begin morning trading lower than they closed yesterday as a combo
from Wall Street to Asia.
A new batch of corporate results will animate the session and so far there are already a few
stocks indicated with strong losses at the open, notably Metrobank down up to 10 percent after a
after a warning on core profit.
to turn the page.
Here are a few headlines:
French payments business Ingenico warns on core profit
Carrefour confident over overhaul despite Q4 'yellow vests" hit
Deutsche Boerse sees adjusted net profit growth of around 17 pct in 2018
Supermarket retailer Ahold Delhaize's Q4 sales meet expectations -
ASML sees 2019 sales growth despite delay in orders
Renault convenes board to turn page on Ghosn era
Antofagasta Q4 copper output rises 23.7 pct
FUTURES DIP (0713 GMT)
European futures have opened roughly as expected, that is in negative territory but without
any dramatic moves - yet.
Q4 headlines are starting to accumulate on our screens but don't seem to have what it would
take to drastically change the mood or paint Europe Inc in a new optimistic colour.
Here's your snapshot:
NO THRUST FOR EUROPEAN STOCKS (0626 GMT)
From global growth worries to trade war concerns, there just ain't much in store to prop up
European shares after Asia and Wall Street ended their session without any sudden new-found
faith in risky assets.
Frankfurt's DAX and Paris' CAC, down 13 points and 16 points respectively.